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Election 2024: Sen. Tim Kaine to participate in three debates in Virginia for U.S. Senate race

Sen. Tim Kaine spoke Tuesday, April 3, 2024, at Redbeard Brewing Co. in Staunton to kickoff his “Standing Up for Virginia” 2024 election campaign. Photos by Rebecca J. Barnabi.

In the first week of the general election, Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia has announced he is accepting three debates in the race for U.S. Senate.

“In my 30 years of public service, I have traveled throughout the Commonwealth listening to Virginians about the issues that matter most to them, whether it be creating good-paying jobs, making healthcare more affordable, keeping Virginians safe, and standing up for our military families,” Kaine said. “Virginians deserve to hear from their candidates directly, which is why I am excited to discuss my record of standing up for Virginia at three debates and how I will deliver for every corner of the Commonwealth.”

He has agreed to three debates in three different regions of Virginia. The debates will take place sooner to inform Virginians who are voting early in larger numbers than ever before. Below are the following debates:

  • A Virginia Bar Association Debate at the Omni Homestead in Hot Springs on July 20, 2024
  • A Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Debate in McLean in partnership with NBC4 on September 19, 2024, and
  • A Norfolk State Debate in partnership with WAVY-TV and Nexstar Media on October 2, 2024.

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca J. Barnabi is the national editor of Augusta Free Press. A graduate of the University of Mary Washington, she began her journalism career at The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star. In 2013, she was awarded first place for feature writing in the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia Awards Program, and was honored by the Virginia School Boards Association’s 2019 Media Honor Roll Program for her coverage of Waynesboro Schools. Her background in newspapers includes writing about features, local government, education and the arts.